The Internet of Things has actually been around for some time. According to folklore, the phrase was coined by Kevin Ashton whille he was working for Procter and Gamble back in 1999. So if the phrase was first used all the way back then, why is it only gaining momentum now?
Schneider Electric has partnered with Environexus to distribute NERO — a scalable and wireless home automation solution suitable for retrofitting, allowing consumers to create the ultimate smart home, one switch at a time.
The JVL Industri Elektronik NEMA23 series of integrated stepper motors from Motion Technologies features the latest technology to achieve 409,600 step/rev, delivering smoothness and silent running.
The Honeywell Vector Occupant App combines the convenience of today's mobile devices with connected building features to give users more control over their comfort levels and ability to securely move about the workplace.
Industrial automation customers can improve their short-circuit protection with a line of current-limiting, moulded-case circuit breakers from Rockwell Automation. The line expands the Allen-Bradley Bulletin 140G moulded-case circuit breakers and offers more comprehensive, fast-acting, short-circuit protection.
Panasonic and Schneider Electric have partnered to develop an integrated HVAC equipment and building management solution for maximum energy efficiency in commercial buildings.
Clipsal by Schneider Electric has launched the Iconic range of switches and sockets. The range incorporates smart home technology into one switch, including multiway dimming, app-enabled devices, smart timers, dimmers, USB chargers and network connection points.
Phoenix Contact has upgraded its cable-based Radioline RAD-RS485-IFS stations to accommodate both wireless and cable-based modules to deliver far greater flexibility and choice for users requiring a reliable radioline system.
ABB is providing a complete automation solution for the world's first portable solar-diesel/gas microgrid provider, SunSHIFT, a modular hybrid power system designed for quick installation that can also be easily dismantled and moved according to the changing needs of energy users in remote locations.
Cables, energy chains and linear bearings from igus feature added intelligence and networking to enable Industry 4.0. During ongoing operation, they detect the degree of wear and emit an alarm as soon as repair or replacement is necessary.